Alparslan BABAOĞLU


Tevfik Alparslan Babaoğlu was born in Ankara in 1957. He finished his primary and middle school education in Ankara and Erzurum. He received a scholarship from the Turkish Government and went to England. He finished his study of Electrical Engineering in 1979, and completed his master’s degree in 1980.

After returning to Turkey, he worked as an engineer. In 1984, Babaoğlu started learning Ebru works at the workshop (Nakışhanesi) of the Topkapı Palace Museum. In 1985, he met Mustafa Düzgünman and learned the Art of Ebru from him. In 1989, Babaoğlu received a professional license from his master. He had his first solo exhibition at the Topkapı Palace Museum in 1990.

Since then, he has had many solo exhibitions, and has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. In 1999, he granted a certificate of Ebru Art to Sadreddin Özçimi, who is a Ney player. In 2013, Babaoğlu won the Culture and Arts Grand Award from the Turkish President Abdullah Gül in Ankara. Currently, Babaoğlu continues making Ebru Art at his workshop in Istanbul.




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